Books: Sahara, 1932

AIR ADVENTURE—William B. Seabrook —Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

In that doubtful borderland bounded on the bottom by such boyish ballyhoo as Richard Halliburton's and on the top by such popular-science as William Beebe's, the best-selling books of Traveler "Willie" Seabrook stand well above the middle. Better writer than Halliburton, more of a rolling adventurer than Beebe, Seabrook has popularized a new formula for travel books. His readers can now expect of him not only a racily written report of outlandish foreign parts but a frank confession that he has gone as native as...

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